Being an Adult With Kids can be magical. Really, it can. Some days, your miniature humans can make any day feel like a weekend, a carefree space full of innocence and fun. You can almost picture playful little unicorns leaping … Continue reading 3+ME: Not all unicorns and rainbows
From a stepmom’s mom, some notes on life I was bawling my eyes out in the middle of the driveway. Because that’s what I do. If I’m overwhelmed (as I was in that moment), the plumbing in my eyes bursts … Continue reading 3+ME: Cry and observe
For one week, we pretended having a “normal” family. OK, I realize that sounds odd (especially if you know us), but hear me out. I don’t mean “normal” as in, we behaved less weirdly than usual. (Us? Come on now, … Continue reading 3+ME: Downsides of part-time custody (part 1)
Ah, glorious sugar. Unless you’re Charlie Brown and unfortunate enough to get rocks tossed into your trick-or-treat bag, candy is your primary motivation on Halloween. Everything else about the holiday leads to it. Sure, there’s the costumes and the scary … Continue reading 3+Me: Don’t save your best Halloween candy for last
You know how some dogs get scared when there’s fireworks?
Well, two years ago, that was me, as terrified as a puppy on the Fourth of July.
Ah, another glorious piece of plastic in my wallet. I’ve been meaning to get one for months, and finally took the plunge last week.
A library card in our “new” town. (Realize we’ve been in our apartment for over a year. I procrastinate.)